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Welcome to Wheaton ...

Wheaton is located in Appling County<1>.

The location of Wheaton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Wheaton is 190 feet [58 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Wheaton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Wheaton is located in the (912) area code.

Communities Also Named Wheaton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Wheaton - they are located in Illinois (2), Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Minnesota, Missouri (2) and Montana.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Wheaton.

Communities near Wheaton ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Wheaton.

  • Baxley [Appling County]
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    • Baxley [Appling County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of Wheaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,652 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Baxley<5>
  • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] - Historic
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    • Quinn [Jeff Davis County] was located 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of Wheaton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,652 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quinn have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
  • Alma [Bacon County]
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    • Alma [Bacon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Wheaton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,336 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alma<5>
  • Phillipi [Appling County]
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    • Phillipi [Appling County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Wheaton
    • Population from the 2010 Census: 707 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipi have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Odum [Wayne County]
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      • Odum [Wayne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Wheaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 504 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odum<5>
    • Graham [Appling County]
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      • Graham [Appling County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Wheaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 289 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Graham have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Surrency [Appling County]
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      • Surrency [Appling County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Wheaton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surrency have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surrency
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Surrency<5>
    • Coffee [Bacon County]
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      • Coffee [Bacon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Wheaton
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    • Madray Springs [Wayne County]
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      • Madray Springs [Wayne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Wheaton
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    • Cedar Crossing [Toombs County]
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      • Cedar Crossing [Toombs County] lies 20 miles [32.2 km]<4> to the north of Wheaton
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wheaton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Wheaton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wheaton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Wheaton.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wheaton. See our Newspapers Page for Wheaton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wheaton ...

Looking for more information about Wheaton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wheaton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Wheaton.

Adding Wheaton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Wheaton in the GNIS. For more information, see the Referenced GNIS Codes section on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Wheaton was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1883.

We also found Wheaton in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Wheaton on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wheaton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Appling County: www.baxley.org/site/

The official website for State of Georgia: https://georgia.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Georgia's counties, including Appling, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wheaton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wheaton) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wheaton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 31.7555, Longitude: -82.2826       In this case, the coordinates for Wheaton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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